Mission Statement

ARBA’s Mission

To meet the community need for a consolidated body, oversee the economic wellbeing of the Ararat Rural City, and create and realise opportunities for business.





  • To promote the development of our business community
  • To support Ararat Region as a good place to work, live, invest and visit.
  • To continue the strong links already established with Ararat Rural City,
  • To assist Council in its strategic objective of business growth in our municipality.
  • To represent the entire business community as a collective body,
  • The growth of business for the long term.
  • To influence council policy and to canvass Government Departments to adopt programs that benefit the region in an economically sustainable way.